While we suspect the firmware update will be available through the new Magician, we tested this in beta form and the normal update method was not available to us. We had to update the old fashioned way - with the DOS-based updater. Things went smoothly,...
Starting at the rear we see a standard power connector, Kensington Lock port, three position fan speed control switch, eSATA, and USB 3.0 ports.
First lets take a look at the rear, as that is where the most is happening on the ICYRaid:
Today we're taking a quick look at a pair of drive enclosures sent to us by ICY DOCK.
To the left is the ToughArmor MB996SP-6SB, which is a 5.25" bay hot swap chassis capable...
ToughArmor MB996SP-6SB - $90.14 (Amazon)
ICYBento MB559U3S-1S - $66.84 (Amazon)
The ToughArmor is in line with other (more cheaply made) equivalent solutions, but the ICYBento seems a bit on the high side compared to other equivalent 3.5"...
The housing is nicely built, with an aluminum 'taco' and plastic center band.
At the rear we find power, switch, USB 3.0, eSATA, Kensington lock...
Outside the housing:
At the rear we find molex power connectors. There are two, but you don't need to connect both if the power needs do not warrant...
Editor's note: We are hosting a live stream event with our friends at Intel's SSD group today to discuss the new SSD 750 Series launch and to giveaway a couple of the 400GB units as well! Be sure you stop by to ask quesitons, learn about the...
> 2.4GB/sec and > 440,000 IOPS. Need I say more, really?
NVMe technology greatly reduces CPU overhead during high IOPS usage.
SFF-8639 option available for those reserving all PCIe slots for other uses.
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